Aug 27

Important dates: The deadline for registration is this Friday, August 31! Classes begin Sunday, September 9. All Catechists invited to a Morning of Formation this Saturday, September 1 from 8-11:30 am in the Pine Room. New and returning TRE Catechists and aides, join Diane Moriarty for a morning of prayer, reflection, practical know how, and fellowship.

Classroom Aides and Middle School Catechists needed! Be part of this important ministry! Click the title above to learn more.

Aug 7

The Religious Education Board and I envision a religious education program that does not put the middle schoolers to sleep.  We want to build community, identity and faith in Jesus Christ.  With this goal in mind I searched for a middle school curriculum that has a strong textbook, but more importantly has lesson plans that gets learners out of their seats and engaged in diverse group learning activities.  I found such a curriculum by Saint Mary’s Press, The Catholic Connections Handbook.  Now I need to find adult leaders who like tweens and embrace their need to question and explo

Jul 26

We are now accepting registrations for the 2018-2019 school year. All families who were registered in the Ascension Religious Education program last year or new families who requested registration forms will receive their registration packet in the mail during the week of July 22.  Please be on the lookout for a large white envelope!

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Apr 30

On Tuesday evening, May 1, Religious Education families will gather to celebrate Mass and honor the 8th grade students.  During this Mass they will be recognized for their participation in religious education classes.  More importantly, they will be invited to continue their faith development through service to the parish, high school retreats and ASP.  Religious education is a lifelong endeavor. We support and encourage these young men and women in their personal growth in knowledge, love and service!

Charlotte Allington

Carly Andersson

Livia Angelini

Apr 23

Thank you, Catechists!

Apr 23

Please join us for our end of the year Mass on Tuesday, May 1 at 7 pm. We will gather to honor our 41 eighth graders. Please join us to give thanks and celebrate a year of grace. We look forward to seeing you there!

Feb 12

We are thrilled to introduce our 2018 Children's Lenten Project, Welcome Home!

Our Lenten alms will help move five families out of the shelter and into homes through Housing Forward’s Supportive Housing Program.  Our goal is to raise $10,000 to furnish five apartments with the items that will transform them into homes.  Let us Welcome Home our brothers and sisters in Christ this Lent.

Feb 7

Join us at 6:45 p.m. in the Pine Room for our annual children's Mardi Gras celebration! Willing to Volunteer? Please contact the Religious Education office at 708-848-3099. 

Burning of Palms will take place around 7:45 p.m. in the parking lot adjacent to the Church and School.

Jan 14

All families of Ascension Parish are invited to our

1st Annual Ascension Family Bowling Event!

Saturday, February 10 from 4-6 p.m.

Circle Lanes at 7224 Circle Avenue, Forest Park

Jan 14

The bustle of the Christmas season has passed and we look forward to beginning the New Year with

a great social event for the parents and friends of Ascension's Religious Education Program!

 

When: Saturday, January 27, 2018 from 7-11 p.m.